Two members of Congress — Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, and Rep. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., —were among the 182 demonstrators arrested during a rally demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act.… Read more
Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined together at a news conference as part of a day of action for Dreamers and TPS
About 150 Asian Americans and Blacks marched in solidarity on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand passage of protection on … Read more
Rallies will be held in front of the White House and 10 communities on July 4 for Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, reports the Inquirer.
In Washington, DC, protestors will hold a huge banner in front of the White House lawn in a bid to get the President’s … Read more
The designation would allow them to travel freely between the US and the Philippines to assist with family affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
The status is often granted after natural disasters such as … Read more
Supporters of granting special protected status to undocumented Filipinos in the United States have launched an 11th hour letter writing campaign to US Secretary of State John Kerry, reports the Inquirer.
A decision could come by Friday, according to advocates.
Temporary protected status has been granted in the past to Haitians and people from … Read more
GMA reports many are growing impatient at the inaction of the Obama administration on this issue.
TPS would give undocumented immigrants in this country temporarily the right to work and stay here given the unsafe conditions of returning to … Read more
Tens of thousands of Filipinos may beginning working in the United States to aid the recovery efforts in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan, reports the Business Mirror.
The possibility became real when President Benigno Aquino formally applied for temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos in the United States.
“(With President Aquino’s move), we are … Read more
TPS would allow undocumented Filipinos to live and work in the United States if returning would be unsafe due to conditions from Typhoon Haiyan. It would also … Read more
Filipino American civil groups are seeking temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos and those on short term visas after Typhoon Haiyan, reports Philly.com.
The designation would allow some to travel to the Philippines to deal with the emergency and later return. It would also grant work authorization and protection from deportation for 18 months.
Up … Read more